Apple iPad 9.7 - Specifications

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Dimensions: 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
Weight: 478 g
SoC: Apple A9 APL0898
CPU: Apple Twister, 1840 MHz, Cores: 2
GPU: PowerVR GT7600, Cores: 6
RAM: 2 GB
Storage: 32 GB, 128 GB
Display: 9.7 in, IPS, 2048 x 1536 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 8827 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: iOS 10
Camera: 3264 x 2448 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps
SIM card: Nano-SIM
Wi-Fi: a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac, Dual band, Wi-Fi Hotspot
USB: 2.0
Bluetooth: 4.2
Positioning: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi, Cell ID

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Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Brand

Brand name of the company that manufactures the device.

Apple
Model

Model name of the device.

iPad 9.7
Model alias

Аlternative names, under which the model is known.

A1823

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width

Information about the width, i.e. the horizontal side of the device when it is used in its standard orientation.

240 mm (millimeters)
24 cm (centimeters)
0.79 ft (feet)
9.45 in (inches)
Height

Information about the height, i.e. the vertical side of the device when it is used in its standard orientation.

169.5 mm (millimeters)
16.95 cm (centimeters)
0.56 ft (feet)
6.67 in (inches)
Thickness

Information about the thickness/depth of the device in different measurement units.

7.5 mm (millimeters)
0.75 cm (centimeters)
0.02 ft (feet)
0.3 in (inches)
Weight

Information about the weight of the device in different measurement units.

478 g (grams)
1.05 lbs (pounds)
16.86 oz (ounces)
Volume

Estimated volume of the device, calculated from the dimensions provided by the manufacturer. Applies for devices in the form of a rectangular parallelepiped.

305.1 cm³ (cubic centimeters)
18.53 in³ (cubic inches)
Colors

Information about the colors, in which the device is available in the market.

Gray
Silver
Gold
Body materials

Materials used in the fabrication of the device's body.

Aluminium alloy

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card type

Information about the type and size (form factor) of the SIM card used in the device.

Nano-SIM (4FF - fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm)
Number of SIM cards

Information about the number of SIM cards, supported by the device.

1

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSM

GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) was developed to replace the analog cellular network (1G), therefore it is referred to as a 2G mobile network. It has been improved with the addition of General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) and later via the Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) technology.

GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA

CDMA (Code-Division Multiple Access) is a channel access method for communications within mobile networks. Compared to other 2G and 2.5G standards like GSM and TDMA, it provides increased data transfer speeds and allows more subscribers to connect simultaneously to the network.

CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
UMTS

UMTS stands for Universal Mobile Telecommunications System. Based on the GSM standard, it is deemed as a 3G mobile network standard. It has been developed by the 3GPP and its major advantage is the provision of greater bandwidth and spectral efficiency, due to the W-CDMA technology.

UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE

LTE is deemed to be the fourth generation (4G) of mobile communications technology. It has been developed by the 3GPP based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies in order to increase the speed and capacity of wireless data networks. A further development of the technology is called LTE Advanced.

LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologies

There are several network technologies that enhance the performance of mobile networks mainly by increased data bandwidth. Information about the communication technologies supported by the device and their respective uplink and downlink bandwidth.

UMTS (384 kbit/s )
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+ (HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s , HSDPA 42 Mbit/s )
LTE Cat 6 (51.0 Mbit/s , 301.5 Mbit/s )
EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s , 3.1 Mbit/s )

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)

Information about the operating system used by the device as well as its version.

iOS 10

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoC

The SoC integrates different hardware components such as the CPU, GPU, memory, peripherals, interfaces, etc., as well as software for their functioning.

Apple A9 APL0898
Process technology

Information about the process technology used in manufacturing the chip. The value in nanometers represents half the distance between elements that make up the CPU.

14 nm (nanometers)
CPU

CPU is the Central Processing Unit or the processor of a mobile device. Its main function is to interpret and execute instructions contained in software applications.

Apple Twister
CPU bits

The CPU bits are determined by the bit-size of the processor registers, address buses and data buses. 64-bit CPUs provide better performance than 32-bit ones, which on their part perform better than 16-bit processors.

64 bit
Instruction set

The instruction set architecture (ISA) is a set of commands used by the software to manage the CPU's work. Information about the set of instructions the processor can execute.

ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)

The cache memory is used by the processor in order to shorten the time needed to access data and instructions that a frequently used. The L1 (level 1) cache memory has a small volume, but operates faster than the RAM and the rest cache memory levels. If the processor does not find the data needed in L1, it continues to look for it in the L2 cache memory. In some processors the search in L1 and L2 is simultaneous.

64 KB + 64 KB (kilobytes)
Level 2 cache memory (L2)

The L2 (level 2) cache memory is slower than L1, but has a larger capacity, instead, which allows it to cache more data. Just like L1, it is much faster than the system memory (RAM). If the CPU does not find the data needed in L2, it proceeds to look for them in the L3 cache memory (if there is such) or in the RAM.

3072 KB (kilobytes)
3 MB (megabytes)
Level 3 cache memory (L3)

The L3 (level 3) cache memory is slower than L2, but has a larger capacity, instead, which allows it to cache more data. Just like L2, it is much faster than the system memory (RAM).

8192 KB (kilobytes)
8 MB (megabytes)
CPU cores

A CPU core is the processor unit, which executes software instructions. Presently, besides single-core processors, there are dual-core, quad-core, hexa-core and so on multi-core processors. They increase the performance of the device allowing the execution of multiple instructions in parallel.

2
CPU frequency

The frequency of the processor describes its clock rate in cycles per second. It is measured in Megahertz (MHz) or Gigahertz (GHz).

1840 MHz (megahertz)
GPU

GPU is a graphical processing unit, which handles computation for 2D/3D graphics applications. In mobile devices GPU is usually utilized by games, UI, video playback, etc. GPU can also perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU.

PowerVR GT7600
GPU cores

Similar to the CPU, the GPU consists of processing units called cores. They handle the computation of graphics in various applications.

6
RAM capacity

RAM (Random-Access Memory) is used by the operating system and all installed applications. Data in the RAM is lost after the device is turned off or restarted.

2 GB (gigabytes)
RAM type

Information about the type of RAM used by the device.

LPDDR4
M9 motion coprocessor

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage

Information about the capacity of the built-in storage of the device. Sometimes one and the same model may is offered in variants with different internal storage capacity.

32 GB (gigabytes)
128 GB (gigabytes)

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technology

One of the main characteristics of the display is its type/technology, on which depends its performance.

IPS
Diagonal size

In mobile devices display size is represented by the length of its diagonal measured in inches.

9.7 in (inches)
246.38 mm (millimeters)
24.64 cm (centimeters)
Width

Approximate width of the display

7.76 in (inches)
197.1 mm (millimeters)
19.71 cm (centimeters)
Height

Approximate height of the display

5.82 in (inches)
147.83 mm (millimeters)
14.78 cm (centimeters)
Aspect ratio

The ratio between the long and the short side of the display

1.333:1
4:3
Resolution

The display resolution shows the number of pixels on the horizontal and vertical side of the screen. The higher the resolution is, the greater the detail of the displayed content.

2048 x 1536 pixels
Pixel density

Information about the number of pixels per centimeter (ppcm) or per inch (ppi) of the display. The higher the pixel density, the more detailed and clearer is the information displayed on the screen.

264 ppi (pixels per inch)
103 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)
Color depth

The color depth of the display is also known as bit depth. It shows the number of bits used for the color components of one pixel. Information about the maximum number of colors the screen can display.

24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area

The estimated percentage of the screen area from the device's front area.

71.86 % (percent)
Other features

Information about other functions and features of the display.

Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Retina HD display
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

Sensors

Sensors vary in type and purpose. They increase the overall functionality of the device, in which they are integrated.

Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor type

Digital cameras use image sensors for taking photos. The sensor characteristics are some of the main factors determining the quality of the camera integrated in the mobile device.

CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Aperture

Aperture (f-stop number) indicates the size of the lens diaphragm opening, which controls the amount of light reaching the image sensor. The lower the f-stop number, the larger the diaphragm opening is.

f/2.4
Image resolution

One of the main characteristics of the cameras of mobile devices is their resolution, which shows the number of pixels on the horizontal and vertical dimensions of the image.

3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP (megapixels)
Video resolution

Information about the maximum resolution available for shooting a video with the device.

1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP (megapixels)
Video FPS

Information about the maximum number of frames per second (fps), supported by the device while recording a video at maximum resolution. Some of the main standard frame rates for recording and playing video are 24p, 25p, 30p, 60p.

30 fps (frames per second)
Features

Information about additional software and hardware features of the privamery camera, which improve its overall performance.

Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
5-element lens
Hybrid IR filter
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
720p @ 120 fps

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor type

Digital cameras use image sensors for taking photos. The sensor characteristics are some of the main factors determining the quality of the camera integrated in the mobile device.

CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Aperture

Aperture (f-stop number) indicates the size of the lens diaphragm opening, which controls the amount of light reaching the image sensor. The lower the f-stop number, the larger the diaphragm opening is.

f/2.2
Video resolution

Information about the maximum resolution available for shooting a video by the secondary camera.

1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP (megapixels)
Video FPS

Information about the maximum number of frames per second (fps), supported by the secondary camera while recording a video at maximum resolution.

30 fps (frames per second)
1.2 MP
HDR
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

Speaker

The loudspeaker is a device, which reproduces various sounds such as ring tones, alarms, music, voice calls, etc. Information about the type of speakers the device uses.

Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

Radio

Information whether the device has an FM radio receiver or not.

No

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/Positioning

The tracking/positioning service is provided by various satellite navigation systems, which track the autonomous geo-spatial positioning of the device that supports them. The most common satellite navigation systems are the GPS and the GLONASS. There are also non-satellite technologies for locating mobile devices such as the Enhanced Observed Time Difference, Enhanced 911, GSM Cell ID.

GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi communication between devices is realized via the IEEE 802.11 standards. Some devices have the possibility to serve as Wi-Fi Hotspots by providing internet access for other nearby devices. Wi-Fi Direct (Wi-Fi P2P) is another useful standard that allows devices to communicate with each other without the need for wireless access point (WAP).

802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)
802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)
802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009)
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac)
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version

The technology has several versions, which improve the connection speed, range, connectivity and discoverability of the devices. Information about the Bluetooth version of the device.

4.2
Features

Bluetooth uses various profiles and protocols related to faster exchange of data, energy saving, better device discoverability, etc. Some of those supported by the device are listed here.

A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
LE (Low Energy)

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Version

There are several versions of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) standard: USB 1.0 (1996), the USB 2.0 (2000), the USB 3.0 (2008), etc. With each following version the rate of data transfer is increased.

2.0
Features

Тhe USB interface in mobile devices may be used for different purposes such as battery charging, using the device as a mass storage, host, etc.

Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jack

Information whether the device is equipped with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Yes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

Connectivity

Information about some of the most widely used connectivity technologies supported by the device.

Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

Browser

Information about some of the features and standards supported by the browser of the device.

HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecs

List of some of the most common audio file formats and codecs supported standardly by the device.

AAC (Advanced Audio Coding)
eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2
M4A (MPEG-4 Audio, .m4a)
MP3 (MPEG-2 Audio Layer II, .mp3)
WAV (Waveform Audio File Format, .wav, .wave)
Apple Lossless
AAX+
AAX

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs

List of some of the most common video file formats and codecs supported standardly by the device.

3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project, .3gp)
H.263
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video
H.265 / MPEG-H Part 2 / HEVC
QuickTime (.mov, .qt)
MPEG-4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity

The capacity of a battery shows the maximum charge, which it can store, measured in mili-Ampere hours.

8827 mAh (milliampere-hours)
Type

The battery type is determined by its structure and more specifically, by the chemicals used in it. There are different battery types and some of the most commonly used in mobile devices are the lithium-ion (Li-Ion) and the lithium-ion polymer battery (Li-Polymer).

Li-Polymer
Features

Information about some additional features of the device's battery.

Non-removable
32.4 Wh
Battery life - up to 10 h

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Apple iPad 9.7

Dimensions: 240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
Weight: 478 g
SoC: Apple A9 APL0898
CPU: Apple Twister, 1840 MHz, Cores: 2
GPU: PowerVR GT7600
RAM: 2 GB
Storage: 32 GB, 128 GB
Display: 9.7 in, IPS, 2048 x 1536 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 8827 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: iOS 10
Camera: 3264 x 2448 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps